• Petitioned The International Paralympic Commitee

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Allow Down Syndrome athletes to compete at the Paralympics

    1. Darren Colecliffe
    2. Petition by

      Darren Colecliffe

      bristol, United Kingdom

they have an equal right and I feel that it is unfair that they are not allowed to compete under athletes who have learning difficulties.

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The International Paralympic Commitee
I've just signed the following petition addressed to: The International Paralympic Commitee.

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Allow Down Syndrome athletes to compete at the Paralympics

they have an equal right and I feel that it is unfair that they are not allowed to compete under athletes who have learning difficulties.
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Sincerely,

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    1. Reached 25 signatures

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    • natasha paphitis SOMERSET, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 2 years ago

      I have a disabled child, I believe they should all have a chance!

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    • jon neale DUNDRY, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 2 years ago

      My friend and boss has a down syndrome son who is 3 years old. i feel that if people with learning difficulties are included in those that are ALLOWED to participate then it is surely completely wrong to exclude DS. Not right in my opinion, get DS involved in the paralympics.

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    • Christine Mahbouby TEIGNMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 2 years ago

      I work with pre-school children with additional needs and they all need to be included in the Paralympics what ever their difficulty they all have their strengths and should be able to show the world their acheivments, its takes twice the effort!!

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    • Kate Rush BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 2 years ago

      Should be equal opportunity for people to compete

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    • Karen Small CLEVEDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 2 years ago

      I work with pre-school children with additional needs,

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